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October 28, 2009  -  Cypress Benefit Administrators
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expansionHealth Payment Systems (HPS) Expands November 1: Prevea Health, St. Vincent, St. Mary's, and St. Nicholas Hospitals Added 
The Health Payment Systems (HPS) provider network has just gotten stronger.  On November 1, 2009, the hospitals and physicians of the Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) of Eastern Wisconsin will be part of the HPS provider network. HSHS serves the eastern corridor of Wisconsin and the upper peninsula of Michigan. Learn more about the HPS expansion.     <back to top>
wellnessCypress Helps Employers Cut Medical Costs:
Wellness Programs Encourage and Reward Healthier Lifestyles 
Employers are beginning to understand the link between poor lifestyle choices and health and productivity costs - and that they need to become active partners in bringing down these costs. With the estimated 75% of the nation's $2.3 trillion medical costs due to chronic disease attributed to poor lifestyle factors, Cypress recognizes the need to motivate and use incentives to effect positive change in employees' lifestyles. Learn about two of our many programs.     <back to top>
transplantCypress Offers Financial Protection with Comprehensive Transplant Coverage 
Employers who have experienced a stop loss laser know it could be devastating to them financially.  As many as 40%-50% of all lasers imposed are due to transplant exposures.  Cypress offers a remarkable product through Medical Excess that gives employers comfort against economic distress a transplant can cause a self funded plan. Learn how you can protect business and your employees.     <back to top>
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